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Artist Greco, 1541?-1614.
Title The Coronation of the Virgin.
Date 1603-05.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 57.2 x 76.2 cm.
oil on canvas.


Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Greco, El 807-6a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (c) According to Mayer and Wethey, this work is a preparatory sketch for the high altar of the church of the Hospital of Charity, Illescas, commissioned in a contract dated June 18, 1603.
(a) Private collection in France;
(c) Julius Brohler, Munich;
(c and d) purchased by Mrs. Max Epstein, Chicago, circa 1928;
(c) property in the custody of the United States Government, subsequent to proceedings involving Imelda Marcos and Adnan Khashoggi;
(c) Sale, Christie's, New York, January 11, 1991, lot 78 ($2,310,000.00).
Current repository unlocated.
Images Publication, Mayer, August L. "Some Unpublished Works by El Greco." International Studio v.91 (November 1928) p.22
Publication, Sale, Christie's, New York. Important Old Master Paintings. January 11, 1991 p.140(78) (color)
Sources (a) Mayer, August L. "Some Unpublished Works by El Greco." International Studio v.91 (November 1928), p.22.
(c) Sale, Christie's, New York. Important Old Master Paintings. January 11, 1991, pp.129, 140, lot 78 (priced copy).
(d) Wethey, Harold E. El Greco and His School. Princeton, 1962, v.2, p.48(73).
For the artist, see Spanish Artists from the Fourth to the Twentieth Century, Frick Art Reference Library, New York, v.2, 1996.
LC subject Greco, 1541?-1614.
Art, Spanish.
Other subject Bible: The Virgin: Coronation.
Form Spanish School.
Paintings (visual works)
Reproductions.
Related corporate bodies Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Greco, El, 1541-1614.

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